'brave:' Pixar Princess With Mother Issues

Pixar's first female lead is an appealing firebrand, but the movie's emotionally tangled drama robs her of the lusty adventure she deserves.

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  • ‘Moana’ Teaser: A Brief History of Disney Omitting Princesses ... - Yahoo! Singapore
    ... the princess a little more action, but completely excluded the mother ... exception: Disney Pixar’s Brave ... characters.  And ...
    06/14/2016 - 12:25 pm | View Link
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  • In 'Brave,' A Pixar Princess At Odds With Her Place
    Pixar tries to solve its female-heroine problem with a movie about Merida, a rebellious princess who, to her mother's dismay, craves freedom from all men. Critic Scott Tobias says the film's powerful character and message are unfortunately surrounded by ...
    06/27/2016 - 7:22 am | View Link
  • Pixar shows off new animated movie with female protagonist, fairytale princess Merida
    Pixar, the creator of ground-breaking films such as WALL-E, Ratatouille and Up, treads seemingly old animation ground in its latest film, Brave, by featuring as its lead a feisty princess by the ... relationship between mother and daughter.
    08/9/2012 - 9:38 am | View Link
  • Pixar ‘Brave’ for tackling mother-daughter themes
    What makes “Brave” so remarkable is that it explores mother-daughter conflict in the first place. “Brave” is the first Pixar movie to feature a female heroine, and the only one in a long line of princess movies that doesn’t focus on the princess ...
    06/22/2012 - 4:48 pm | View Link
  • BRAVE: Pixar’s Pagan Princess is Perfect Pleasure
    There is way too much “princess” branding aimed at little girls these days, and it’s annoying. It also seemed Pixar was having trouble figuring ... archer and thumbs her nose at the etiquette her mother Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson) tries to teach ...
    06/22/2012 - 11:30 am | View Link
  • 'Brave:' Pixar princess with mother issues
    PLOT: In ancient Scotland, young princess Merida tries to break a spell on her family. BOTTOM LINE: Pixar's first female lead is an appealing ... Like her well-meaning but domineering mother, Queen Elinor (a wonderful Emma Thompson), the movie doesn ...
    06/21/2012 - 12:27 am | View Link
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  • Brave (2012 film)
    Brave is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated fantasy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Mark Andrews ...
    06/28/2016 - 11:33 pm | View Website
  • Pixar’s ‘Brave’ is Actually ‘The Bear and the Bow’
    In other Pixar news, as many of you know by now, the studio produces two shorts for every film – one for the theatrical run (Partly Cloudly will be in front of Up ...
    06/28/2016 - 5:42 pm | View Website
  • Amazon.com: Brave: Kelly MacDonald, Billy Connolly, Emma ...
    Pixar Animation Studios has always been known for their unique approach to filmmaking. They have always put the story first and foremost, something that so many other ...
    06/27/2016 - 7:24 pm | View Website
  • Brave
    a multitude of new characters to audiences, from the fiery princess Merida to the murderous bear Mor’du. When Merida’s mother, the dignified and elegant Queen ...
    06/26/2016 - 9:05 pm | View Website
  • Brave New Hair | fxguide
    For Brave, the team at Pixar had to deal with a hero or rather heroine, who is on screen for almost every shot, but who needed wild, yet beautiful hair.
    06/26/2016 - 2:10 pm | View Website
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